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St. Louis Jewish Light

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

Sen. Joseph Lieberman participates in the Race for the Cure
event in Jerusalem in 2010 with his wife Hadassah, left, and Komen
founder Nancy Brinker.

Komen reverses course on Planned Parenthood, but supporters still upset

By Ben Harris, JTA February 3, 2012

NEW YORK -- It took just hours for the protests against Susan G. Komen for the Cure to begin, and they quickly took on the fury and form of a full-blown movement. Online petitions were started. Calls poured forth to withhold donations from Komen for...

Brad Schneider (left) is one of the Democratic candidates for
Illinois 10th Congressional District.

Battle of Jewish candidates in Illinois seen as bellwether for Dems

By Ron Kampeas, JTA, WASHINGTON November 23, 2011

A suburban Chicago congressional primary featuring two Jewish candidates is being cast by political observers as a test of the Democratic Party's direction. The race's two highest profile candidates are Brad Schneider, who enjoys establishment support...

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